Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Wonderful and easy dish. Even the kids love it.


  1. Cook the broccoli for 3 minutes in large pot of boiling, salted water.
  2. Remove the broccoli from the water with a slotted spoon.
  3. Place in a large bowl and set aside.
  4. In the same water, cook the pasta according to package directions, about 12 minutes.
  5. Drain well and add to the broccoli.
  6. Meanwhile, in a small saute pan, heat the butter and oil and cook the garlic and lemon zest over medium heat for 1 minute.
  7. Remove pan from heat, add 2 teaspoons salt and the lemon juice.
  8. Pour this over the broccoli and pasta. Toss well.
  9. Season to taste.
  10. Sprinkle with pine nuts and cheese.
Most Helpful

This was easy and delicious. Thanks for posting.

Pesto lover January 06, 2008